Muaremi stepped down as director of the Financial Police Authority

Arafat Muaremi, Director of the Financial Police Directorate / Photo: "Free Press" - Dragan Mitreski

The director of the Financial Police Administration Arafat Muaremi informed that he is resigning of his own free will from the position of Acting Director of the Financial Police Administration, taking into account the decision of the Public Prosecutor of the Republic of North Macedonia Ljubomir Joveski to initiate procedures for determining disciplinary responsibility for all three female public prosecutors and to suspend her Vilma Ruskovska from the position of basic public prosecutor of the Basic Public Prosecutor's Office for the prosecution of organized crime and corruption due to illegal actions and abuse of official position and authority.

"I am making this decision so that the public does not have the slightest doubt about the integrity, impartiality and independence of the procedure, which continues to be conducted in the Basic Public Prosecutor's Office for the prosecution of organized crime and corruption," the statement to the media says. from the Financial Police Administration.

The Administration also emphasizes that today's decision of the Public Prosecutor of the Republic of North Macedonia gives a clear message that the laws must be respected by everyone and that the abuse of office for personal purposes is inadmissible.

As informed today by the Public Prosecutor's Office, the Public Prosecutor of the Republic of North Macedonia, Ljubomir Joveski, today submitted a proposal to initiate disciplinary proceedings to determine the responsibility of three public prosecutors, who are suspected of having deliberately and unjustifiably made a major professional mistake, thus committing a serious disciplinary violation. from Article 91 paragraph 6 of the Law on Public Prosecution. Based on Article 81 of the Law on Public Prosecution, Joveski also passed a Decision on the removal from office of the head of the Basic Public Prosecutor's Office for the Prosecution of Organized Crime and Corruption, Vilma Ruskovska, while the criminal proceedings initiated after a criminal report were filed continue.

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